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A Taste for the Beautiful
Friday, November 30, 2018, 07:00pm - 08:15pm

A Taste for the Beautiful

Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7 pm

Why do animals perceive certain traits as beautiful and others not? While Darwin explained why the animal world abounds in stunning beauty, he struggled to understand how. Dr. Michael Ryan, a professor in our Department of Integrative Biology and one of the world's leading authorities in animal behavior, tells the remarkable story of how he and other scientists have taken up where Darwin left off and transformed our understanding of sexual selection. Join Dr. Ryan as he explores how beauty is defined through the brain of the beholder.

Arrive early and join Hot Science Cool Talks for Cool Activities to learn about bats, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and desert millipedes, or snuggle with guinea pigs, bunnies, hedgehogs, baby chicks, a lizard and tortoise.

Cool Activities - 5:30 - 6:40 pm

Talk with Q & A - 7:00 - 8:15 pm

SAC Auditorium

Location: SAC Auditorium